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Experimental study of bank effects on full form ship models
Vantorre, M. (1995). Experimental study of bank effects on full form ship models, in: Mini Symposium on Ship Manoeuvrability: Proceedings of Mini Symposium on Ship Manoeuvrability held in Fukuoka, Japan, 26 May 1995. pp. 85-101
In: (1995). Mini Symposium on Ship Manoeuvrability: Proceedings of Mini Symposium on Ship Manoeuvrability held in Fukuoka, Japan, 26 May 1995. West-Japan Society of Naval Architects[s.l.]. 155 pp., more

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Document type: Conference paper

Keywords
    Captive tests; Experimental research; Lateral forces; Shallow water; Ship models; Ship simulators; Towing tanks; Yawing moments
Author keywords
    Bank effects; Oevereffecten

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  • Vantorre, M., more

Abstract
    Results of captive model test series carried out with full form ship models in restricted waters in the Towing Tank for Manoeuvres in Shallow Water (co-operation Flanders Hydraulics - University of Ghent) are analyzed. Two situations were considered: a hulk carrier in parallel course with a vertical wall, and a panamax bulk carrier in a canal with sloping hanks.

    Following parameters were varied during the tests: water depth, ship-bank distance, ship speed, propeller rpm, rudder angle, drift angle. The influence of these parameters on lateral force and yawing moment will he discussed. Besides that, the effect on longitudinal force will be taken into consideration.

    The experimental results are compared with empirical equations published in literature. It is discussed whether extension of such methods for parameters like rudder action and drift is required in order to approximate hank-induced effects in the mathematical model of ship manoeuvring simulators in a more reliable way.

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